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Bertelsmann India Investments plans funding exceeding $500M to back tech startups

German media, services, and education company Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA said Tuesday that its strategic investment arm Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) has raised $500…

Singapore’s Panthera Growth to raise $250M second fund to back tech companies

Panthera Growth Partners (PGP), a Singapore-based tech-focused growth investment firm, announced Tuesday the first close of its second fund, having secured commitments for more…

India’s Progcap raises $40M from Creation Investments, Tiger Global and Google

Progcap, a pioneer in corporate-led financing solutions for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) in India, said Tuesday it has raised $40 million in private equity capital at $600…

Indonesia’s Fresh Factory secures $4.5M seed funding led by East Ventures

Fresh Factory, an Indonesia-based integrated cold chain fulfillment and enabler startup, announced Monday that it has secured $4.5 million of seed funding led by East Ventures.…

Bangladesh’s ShopUp announces $65M follow-on round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures

ShopUp, Bangladesh’s largest full-stack B2B commerce platform, announced that it has raised a follow-on $65 million round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. The company had…

2C2P and Ikano Retail extend online localized payments for IKEA in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand

Global payments platform 2C2P announced on Tuesday that it had been appointed by IKEA franchisee Ikano Retail as its official payments partner to create a seamless and localized…

ams OSRAM and trinamiX jointly release demonstration of ultra-secure face authentication behind OLED

ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS) and trinamiX GmbH announced on Monday the development of a demonstration system that shows face authentication from behind an OLED screen with the ultra-high…

Infobip launches ID1 Data Center to support the accelerating growth of digital transformation in Indonesia and APAC

Infobip, a global cloud communications platform, has launched its data center known as ID1 in Indonesia to support the digital innovation capabilities of local and APAC…

Vietnam’s VinaCapital Ventures takes stake in Web3 data analytics firm M3TA

VinaCapital Ventures, the Vietnam-based technology investment platform of VinaCapital Group, announced Monday that it has taken a stake in M3TA, a Web3 data analytics company that…

Top 5 ways to enable effective supplier management for mid-size organizations

With the expansion of markets, companies are increasingly working with specialized partners to enhance the quality and decrease the production costs of their products. This has…